SIU Alumnus Honors Mentors through Gift Plan

A man who has attained success as a higher education administrator is forever grateful to mentors who guided him as he was learning his craft.

Hands-On Experiences Benefit Mining Engineering Senior

Dylan Neudecker has been familiar with SIU for some time. A native of Centralia, just one hour north of Carbondale, he is a third-generation SIU student. His grandmother, LaDonne, earned an elementary education degree from the university in 1953. His father, Mike, is a 1988 electrical engineering graduate.

Issue 26


  • Fermentation institute puts SIU ‘on cutting edge’
  • Hailstorm Brewery: A ‘Whirlwind’ for SIU Alumnus
  • ‘Unique Skills’ are an Asset for Frankfort Spirits
  • Early Influence Inspired The Drive’s Scott Miller
  • SIU Debate Team Wins Third Consecutive National Title
  • ‘Salukis Don’t Sleep; We Go Hard or We Go Home’
  • Chicago Writers Bloc Festival Will Have SIU Flavor
  • American Airlines Flight was a Family Affair